Re: [Tomi Ollila] [RFC PATCH] python-cffi out-of-tree build

Subject: Re: [Tomi Ollila] [RFC PATCH] python-cffi out-of-tree build

Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 09:22:42 -0300

To: Floris Bruynooghe,

Cc: Tomi Ollila

From: David Bremner

Floris Bruynooghe <> writes:

> Hi David, everyone,
> I had a vague recollection of reading from a single version file before
> and indeed, looking through annotations it seems commit
> 3a42abb456893b71b530f099a1467400f2b0ea71 changed this.  Seems the
> concern was that "pip install ." didn't work.  So perhaps that's
> something else to check?

Yes, that's correct. There could be a different way of doing this, but I
don't understand pip very well, so this is the best I could come up with
to make "pip install ." work.

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